These renegade Smithsonian ads have been making their way around the interwebs. Not sanctioned by the museum, but they should have been.
Katie never had a great love for pencils…until now. A pencil shavings necklace must be mine!
It’s election time again in Canada (and Millie will doubtless be talking about this for the next month or two), so here’s a couple of Rick Mercer rants about voting: this one on Voting 101 is from a couple of years ago but is still highly relevant, and this one is from a month ago outlines a good chunk of the reason why we’re headed to the polls on May 2.
And if she can’t have a pencil shavings necklace, then this citrine and bullet casing necklace will do. Especially since it reminds Katie of a lucky rabbit’s foot.
This video of the Aurora Borealis in Norway is just breathtaking.
Dung beetles have favorite flavors of poop!
How the washing machine sparked a literacy revolution. This man is the coolest statistician ever!
The origin of the phrase “women of color.”
Why Suckerpunch isn’t the female-empowerment movie it’s promoted to be.
Sue Monk Kidd explores the role of Mary and the feminine in the divine.
28 Songs You’re Ashamed to Admit You Love. Katie ADORES 12 of them.
Abercrombie & Fitch market padded bikini’s for 7-13 year olds. The only response to this is something happy and silly that takes the unnecessarysexualization young girls and laughs at it.
Bohemian Rhapsody LEGO.
Embroidered Penguin Classics. Chelsie can see Katie longing for these. (Katie: Yep.)
Black thumbs and literature collide (via Ruby Bastille)!
Julia Sweeney and sex ed. “Is now the time to take off my pants?”
Twin babies “talking.” So cute!
Supreme Court denies damages to an innocent man who spent 14 years on death row.